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You have a deep commitment to social justice and love working with local communities to effect positive social change. You bring strong sector knowledge and experience working with children, youth or families. You are skilled at managing operations, everything from the logistics of running a community centre, to managing the budgets, putting together funding submissions, funding acquittals and are across the governance requirements of an NFP. With strong personal values, you can foster a culture of inclusiveness and collaboration and inspire your team to deliver outcomes for the community. DANC promotes a workplace that values fairness, respect, and social and cultural diversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people from different cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


Applications CloseMarch 21, 2023
Job Board
Job CategoryManagement
Job FieldCommunity Awareness/Development/Engagement
Employment BasisPart Time
LocationWestern Sydney

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Essential Criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in social work
  • A commitment to social justice and the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. ·
  • Substantial experience in the NFP sector within in child, youth and family services ·
  • An inclusive, collaborative and values-led approach to leadership with effective people management skills ·
  • Ability to create a cohesive team of staff and volunteers ·
  • Strong operational skills including financial management, funder reporting and acquittals, data management, contract management and administration ·
  • Knowledge of organisational governance and risk management ·
  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder management
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with a wide range of people, including culturally and linguistically diverse communities and people with disability ·
  • Solid business writing skills ·
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365, in particular Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook and social media ·
  • Demonstrated commitment to learning and development for staff and volunteers. ·
  • The flexibility and availability to attend to ad hoc duties on non-working days when required

Desirable Criteria

Qualifications/experience in two or more of the following:

  • Parenting programs
  • Children’s issues
  • Youth issues
  • Indigenous issues
  • Working with disadvantaged communities
  • Working with vulnerable families
  • Experience in DCJ TEI reform and relevant legal frameworks

Other Information

Other Essentials:

  • NSW Working with Children Check
  • National Police Check
  • Current NSW driver’s licence

How to Apply

email your resume and response to criteria to:

Applications close: 2:00 PM AEDT, 21st Mar 2023

Dundas Area Neighbourhood Centre

The Dundas Area Neighbourhood Centre (DANC) is a non-profit, values driven community organisation, providing services and programmed activities that are meaningful, engaging, empowering and culturally respectful for individuals and families across Dundas, Dundas Valley, Telopea, Melrose Park, Ermington and Rydalmere. THE ROLE In this multi-faceted role, you will champion our purpose of building a strong and connected community. You will lead the team to develop and deliver a range of programs to the community and oversee all day-to-day operations of the Centre. You will work with the board, liaise with funders and partners, connect with community members, support and develop your team members and oversee all ‘back office’ functions.

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